Useful Resources

Patriot Software: Affordable small business payroll software that can help you with the basics or full services.  We are so impressed by this payroll software that we became a Certified Advisor.  Contact us for discounts off retail pricing!  Also check out our blog post about it for more information.
Software & Apps
Wave Accounting: Free and easy to use accounting software for small businesses and non-profits.  It is impressive all that it offers considering that is completely free, always.  For more pros and cons of the software, see our detailed blog post.
Analyzing Data
Analyzing Data

Making a Plan
Making a Plan

Successful Partnerships
Successful Partnerships

Analyzing Data
Analyzing Data

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MileIQ: Easy to use app that tracks your trips- all you have to do is swipe to tell it that a trip is for business!  You then get a nice summary of your mileage to share with your accountant. Check out the link for a code to save 20%.
SurveyMonkey: While there are slightly better survey softwares out there, this one offers a lot of options for a reasonable price.  
Peek User Testing: This site has a random person take a look at your website and give you some feedback about it for free.  Great tool to see if any tweaks are needed! 
Des Moines Resources
Metro Business Friends: Great morning networking group that meets Thursdays at 8:30 in Johnston.  Excellent directory with listings of local professionals in a wide variety of fields.